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Kohlrabi vs. Cabbage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Kohlrabi and Cabbage

  • Kohlrabi has more Vitamin C, Copper, and Potassium, however, Cabbage is richer in Vitamin K, and Folate.
  • Cabbage covers your daily Vitamin K needs 63% more than Kohlrabi.
  • Cabbage has 7 times less Copper than Kohlrabi. Kohlrabi has 0.129mg of Copper, while Cabbage has 0.019mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Kohlrabi, raw and Cabbage, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +58.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +105.9%
Contains more Copper +578.9%
Contains more Selenium +133.3%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Iron +17.5%
Contains more Zinc +500%
Contains more Manganese +15.1%
Equal in Sodium - 18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 15% 14% 20% 31% 3% 1% 43% 19% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 18% 9% 12% 15% 3% 5% 7% 21% 2%
Contains more Magnesium +58.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +105.9%
Contains more Copper +578.9%
Contains more Selenium +133.3%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Iron +17.5%
Contains more Zinc +500%
Contains more Manganese +15.1%
Equal in Sodium - 18

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin E +220%
Contains more Vitamin C +69.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21%
Contains more Choline +15%
Contains more Vitamin A +172.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.5%
Contains more Folate +168.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +75900%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 10% 0% 207% 13% 5% 8% 10% 35% 12% 0% 7% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 3% 0% 122% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 33% 0% 6% 190%
Contains more Vitamin E +220%
Contains more Vitamin C +69.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21%
Contains more Choline +15%
Contains more Vitamin A +172.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.5%
Contains more Folate +168.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +75900%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +32.8%
Contains more Other +56.3%
Equal in Fats - 0.1
Equal in Carbs - 5.8
Equal in Water - 92.18
2% 6% 91%
Protein: 1.7 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 6.2 g
Water: 91 g
Other: 1 g
6% 92%
Protein: 1.28 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 5.8 g
Water: 92.18 g
Other: 0.64 g
Contains more Protein +32.8%
Contains more Other +56.3%
Equal in Fats - 0.1
Equal in Carbs - 5.8
Equal in Water - 92.18

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -61.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +182.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +142.9%
19% 10% 71%
Saturated Fat: 0.013 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.007 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.048 g
50% 25% 25%
Saturated Fat: 0.034 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.017 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.017 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -61.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +182.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +142.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Kohlrabi Cabbage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kohlrabi Cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 2.6g 3.3g Cabbage
Protein 1.7g 1.28g Kohlrabi
Fats 0.1g 0.1g
Carbs 6.2g 5.8g Kohlrabi
Calories 27kcal 25kcal Kohlrabi
Fructose 1.45g Cabbage
Sugar 2.6g 3.2g Kohlrabi
Fiber 3.6g 2.5g Kohlrabi
Calcium 24mg 40mg Cabbage
Iron 0.4mg 0.47mg Cabbage
Magnesium 19mg 12mg Kohlrabi
Phosphorus 46mg 26mg Kohlrabi
Potassium 350mg 170mg Kohlrabi
Sodium 20mg 18mg Cabbage
Zinc 0.03mg 0.18mg Cabbage
Copper 0.129mg 0.019mg Kohlrabi
Manganese 0.139mg 0.16mg Cabbage
Selenium 0.7µg 0.3µg Kohlrabi
Vitamin A 36IU 98IU Cabbage
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 5µg Cabbage
Vitamin E 0.48mg 0.15mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin C 62mg 36.6mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.061mg Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.04mg Cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.234mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin B5 0.165mg 0.212mg Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.15mg 0.124mg Kohlrabi
Folate 16µg 43µg Cabbage
Choline 12.3mg 10.7mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin K 0.1µg 76µg Cabbage
Tryptophan 0.01mg 0.011mg Cabbage
Threonine 0.049mg 0.035mg Kohlrabi
Isoleucine 0.078mg 0.03mg Kohlrabi
Leucine 0.067mg 0.041mg Kohlrabi
Lysine 0.056mg 0.044mg Kohlrabi
Methionine 0.013mg 0.012mg Kohlrabi
Phenylalanine 0.039mg 0.032mg Kohlrabi
Valine 0.05mg 0.042mg Kohlrabi
Histidine 0.019mg 0.022mg Cabbage
Saturated Fat 0.013g 0.034g Kohlrabi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.017g Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048g 0.017g Kohlrabi

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Kohlrabi Cabbage
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
24%
Kohlrabi
33%
Cabbage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
15%
Kohlrabi
10%
Cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.6g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cabbage
Cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cabbage
Cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Kohlrabi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168424/nutrients
  2. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.